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Definition of the noun silica

What does silica mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: silicas

  1. a white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2); various forms occur widely in the earth's crust as quartz or cristobalite or tridymite or lechatelierite

Alternative definition of the noun silica

noun

  1. Silicon dioxide.
  2. Any of the silica group of the silicate minerals.

Places

  1. Silica is an unincorporated community in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States.
  2. Silica a.k.a. Silica, Kansas: Silica is an unincorporated community in southwestern Pioneer Township, Rice County, Kansas, United States. It lies along local roads a fraction of a mile north of U.S. Route 56/K-96, 6 miles east of Ellinwood and 14 miles west of Lyons, the county seat of Rice County.
  3. Silica a.k.a. Silica, Wisconsin is an unincorporated community in the Town of Taycheedah in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. It is located at the intersection of County Highway QQ and Silica Road, approximately 1 mile north of St. Peter.
  4. Silica a.k.a. Silica, West Virginia: Silica is an unincorporated community in Randolph County, West Virginia.

Character

Silica is a fictional character from Sword Art Online.

Miscellanea

Silica is a canonical version, musical recording.

Phrases with Silica

Phrases starting with the word Silica:

  1. silica gel
  2. Silica Glass
  3. Silica Group

Phrases ending with the word Silica:

  1. vitreous silica
  2. Nitzschia Silica
  3. Species Nitzschia Silica

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Silica

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Google previewSoutheast Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Facilities and Geysers Effluent Pipeline, Lake County (1994)

Environmental Impact Statement

Silica is any substance made only of silicon and oxygen atoms bound together.

Amorphous silica is a non-crystalline form in which there is no regular structure; common window glass is an example of an...

Google previewMilady Standard Natural Hair Care & Braiding (2013)

by Diane Carol Bailey, Diane Da Costa

Silica is a major factor in the production of collagen ...

Google previewFriends' Review (1862)

A Religious, Literary and Miscellaneous Journal by Samuel Rhoads, Enoch Lewis

Silica is the chemical name for quartz, and it is one of the most refractory substances known. It is perfectly insoluble in water, and...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: Chemical, industries and occupations (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

Crystalline silica is the most widely occurring of all minerals, and it is found in most rocks.

Silica is a constituent of common glass and most refractory- bricks. It is also used extensively in the ceramic ...

Google previewMineral Tolerance of Animals: (2005)

Second Revised Edition by Committee on Minerals and Toxic Substances in Diets and Water for Animals, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council

Whereas silica is the term often used for naturally occurring substances composed mainly of silicon dioxide, silicone...

Google previewBiomaterials and Tissue Engineering (2004)

by Donglu Shi

Silica is the archetype network former with soda and lime being network modifiers. Silica is the principal component in optical fiber for telecommunications and some sensing applications with only trace amounts of secondary components.

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Civil Engineering, Historical, Theoretical, and Practical (1865)

by Edward Cresy

Silica is the most common, as well as the most abundant, of the earths ; it constitutes the chief portion of hard stones and minerals. It is found in solution in many springs, but the water must be raised to a high temperature before it will hold any ...

Google previewAn Encyclopædia of Civil Engineering (1872)

Historical, Theoretical, and Practical by Edward Cresy

Silica is the most common, as well as the most abundant, of the earths ; it constitutes the chief portion of hard stones and minerals. It is found in solution in many springs, but the water must be raised to a high temperature before it will hold any ...

Google previewThe Illinois Farmer (1862)

Silica is the chemical name for quarti, and it is one of the most refractory substances known. It is perfectly insoluble in water, and neither...

Google previewPhilosophical Magazine (1827)

Silica is a good instance. Dried and destitute of water it is altogether insoluble, and cannot be made again to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science - (2002)

by Arthur T. Hubbard

Surface Characterization Using Infrared Spectroscopy The hydroxyl groups on the silica surface have been extensively characterized by infrared spectroscopy. The OH stretching frequency is very sensitive to surrounding OH groups, and thus ...

Google previewFiber Optics Standard Dictionary (1997)

by Martin Weik

silica: Silicon dioxide (SiOi) that (a) occurs in crystalline or amorphous form, (b) occurs naturally in impure forms, such as quartz and sand, (c) is the most common basic raw material from which ...

Google previewPolymer Technology Dictionary (2012)

by A. Whelan

silica Also known as silicon (1V) oxide and silicon dioxide. Pure silica is silicon dioxide or SiO2; the term ...

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Small photo of A cross-section of agate. Horizontal agate with quartz-agate fill. Multicolored silica rings colored with metal oxides are visible. Origin: Rudno near Krakow, Poland.Small photo of Horizontal agate, filled with quartz. Multicolored silica rings colored with metal oxides are visible. Origin: Rudno near Krakow, Poland.Small photo of Parengarenga Harbour with its giant silica deposit beach across the estuarySmall photo of Washed Silica sand before deliverySmall photo of Silica sand after washingSmall photo of Colourful silica terrace formed by hot water algae growing in the geothermal area of Orakei Korako (The Hidden Valley), Northern Island, New Zealand.Small photo of Colourful silica terrace formed by hot water algae growing in the geothermal area of Orakei Korako (The Hidden Valley), Northern Island, New Zealand. More...

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Scrabble value of S1I1L1I1C3A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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